24 Jan, 2012 in Seoul
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There are lots of wonderful neighborhoods in Seoul, but Insadong is perhaps one of the more charming ones to visit, especially as a tourist. It has some laid back traditional Korean feeling to it, offering the glimpse into Korean traditions and culture that tourists expect to see during a quick visit to Seoul.     […]

11 Nov, 2011 in Seoul
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Kid flying around with their Taekwondo, street hiphop improvisations, bands playing on stage, DJs throwing mass street parties, and motivation-speakers keeping young crowds tuned. At the Dongdaemun gu, near Hankuk University, I got a really pleasant surprise of running into all that and much more while heading for something completely different. Walking around that main […]

26 Jul, 2009 in HK Events
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As part of the "Hong Kong International Kung Fu Festival 2009" Avenue of Stars hosted a Kung Fu Carnival.  Was suppose to be "international", but sometimes the HK tourism bureau likes to overuse that word a bit. Still, we could feel the spirit of Bruce Lee looking down at us… …

8 Apr, 2009 in Kaohsiung
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Taiwan has really amazing events going on. This month Taiwan had Spring Scream 2009, Taiwan’s biggest music festival held in southern Kending, but another interesting festival that didn’t get as much attention, atleast from the expat community, is the 2009 Kaohsiung Song-Jiang Jhen Battle Array in Neimen. Held …

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